Software Architect and Mentor

Welcome!

I am a Software Architect and Mentor. I have over twenty years of experience designing and architecting software systems, and providing developer leadership and mentorship.

I bring together a unique blend of technical prowess, compassion, empathy, commitment to high quality, and leadership skills. I excel at helping other developers accelerate their productivity. I thrive on helping everyone I work with to maximize their skills and fulfill their potential, personally and professionally. Every software engineer that I have worked with will tell you that working with me has made them better software engineers and architects.

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Work Experience

  • I am currently a Software Architect at Viewpoint, a company providing best-in-class software for the construction industry.

  • I am also a host on Software Engineering Radio Software Engineering Radio (SE Radio).

  • I previously worked as a Senior Software Engineer at Aplos from September 2018 to October 2019, helping to build the Complete Nonprofit Platform.

  • I co-founded agricultural software firm Lotpath where I served as CTO from 2007 through August 2018.

  • I began my career as a Software Development Consultant. I had the opportunity to develop applications for dozens of clients using a variety of tools and technologies.

My resume contains a more extensive description of my career.

More about me

  • I am passionate about loving God by loving people. “He himself is our peace” (Ephesians 2:14) Read more: Pursuing Peace

  • My family currently resides in the Portland, Oregon area.

  • I grew up in San Diego, California and graduated from Poway High School.

  • I have been playing guitar since I was 13, and it remains one of my passions and joys. I can also play piano and bass, and I’m learning to play the drums.

  • I met my bride, Amy, at Biola University where I received my BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing, and a minor in Biblical Studies.

  • I graduated Summa Cum Laude with my Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership from Bethel Seminary San Diego in 2010.